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Steeplejack seriously injured after fall from bell chamber

A Grantham firm has today been fined £6,600 after one of its workers fell more than six metres to the ground – suffering five cracked vertebra, a broken pelvis and serious internal injuries.

The worker, who does not want to be named, was employed by The Cedars Steeplejack (Midlands) Ltd, to remove bird debris and clean the bell chamber at The Church of St Peter, Lenton in Lincolnshire on 12 August 2008 when the incident happened.

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